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By Betsy O. Barefoot,John N. Gardner,Marc Cutright,Libby V. Morris,Charles C. Schroeder,Stephen W. Schwartz,Michael J. Siegel,Randy L. Swing

In 2002, the coverage middle at the First yr of school (supported by means of The Pew Charitable Trusts, The Atlantic Philanthropies, and Lumina starting place for schooling) subsidized a venture to acknowledge schools and universities as "Institutions of Excellence" of their layout and execution of the 1st yr. 13 faculties and universities—representing a wide spectrum of campus types—were chosen as remarkable associations that position a excessive precedence at the first-year event. Achieving and maintaining Excellence within the First 12 months of College contains case stories of every of the 13 exemplary associations. those reviews illustrate and learn the schools’ most sensible practices in instructing, assessing, and conserving first-year students. the person case stories supply classes realized and feature huge strength software past the actual kind of establishment represented.

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